106 Ratings
Stags' Leap Winery Merlot Napa Valley

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Wine Description

(2009 Vintage) The Stags' Leap Napa Valley Merlot has significant structure that is complemented by soft, supple tannins. The 2008 blend highlights how complex Merlot can be, starting with aromas of clove and cocoa followed by intense flavor notes of black cherry, plum and coffee.

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    bold, full, and tart. great presence. nice and oaky. wonderful.

    about 5 years
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    well balanced with a nice bouquet

    almost 5 years
Expert Reviews
  • Robert Parker
    (2012 Vintage) Rating: 88/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 10/23/2014